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Fun With Maps In Apex

Maps are my favorite collection types .The Reason why its very essential to use Maps in apex  classes or triggers is it makes life simple for writing bulkified apex class or trigger .

Read more on Maps in below article from salesforce

http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/apexcode/Content/langCon_apex_collections_maps.htm
http://www.salesforce.com/us/developer/docs/apexcode/Content/apex_methods_system_map.htm

Apex we all know runs on an multitenant  architecture .The resources are shared and hence we have governor limits in apex .The advantages of proper usage of maps will help  to  reduce script statements,No of queries for a single context of class or trigger execution,avoiding query on a single object twice .

As a fresher to salesforce  we are unaware of various techniques that we can employ to reduce the script statements and reduce heap size of collection like Lists,Maps and Sets.

You can read some nice articles in developerforce and get familiar with some of common techniqu…

Tips On Passing Advanced Developer Salesforce Certification Programming Assignment

As promised as per my previous blog i am sharing my experience on how to clear the advanced developer programming assignment and essay exams to obtain the Advanced Developer Certification.

One of the basic things i would like to mention is ,this you will not have it  overnight as the demand for the course is very high and there are limited slots available in each quarter .One has to be very sharp to quickly register for the exam on the dates mentioned in the certification.salesforce.com. Small negligence  will cause you to wait for another 2 to 3 months .

The assignments are distributed nearly after a month once you have registered .So this gives ample amount of time to revise your apex and visualforce skills.

Once the assignments are distributed you will have nearly a month time to complete your assignment and i would suggest reading the whole pdf that comes with assignment more than thrice atleast to make sure you understand the logical requirements and the hidden aspects of the assign…